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Boris Johnson's blundering was political genius. But now that moment has passed | Stephen Reicher

9 hours ago   |   The Guardian

In the age of coronavirus people want competent leadership, not anti-politics buffoonery In the midst of the greatest crisis most of us have known in our lifetimes, we are in...
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Maria Miller: Domestic abuse can stretch on for a lifetime. So why do we stop recording it after the age of 74?

16 hours ago   |   Conservative Home

Maria Miller is a former Culture Secretary, and is MP for Basingstoke. We know that domestic abuse can affect anyone, of any gender, any ethnicity, whether you are disabled or...
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Only bold state intervention can save us from an ‘Amazon recovery' | Joe Guinan and Martin O'Neill

17 hours ago   |   The Guardian

If small businesses fail after Covid-19, the big boys will become even more powerful. A radical 1930s policy could be the answer The economy we knew before the pandemic has...
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Our theatres face going dark for good, but don't worry, there's always the pub. | Catherine Bennett

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

A precious national asset, of great cultural and economic value, is being abandoned Shakespeare: The Riddle of Genius. This keenly awaited title should have been with us a...
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Our school systems are broken. Let's grab this chance to remake them | Peter Hyman

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Classrooms returning to normal is a priority. But why not create a ‘new normal', fuelled by lessons learned in lockdown? I don't want schools to “get back to normal”. It's...
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Wouldn't it be great for British town centres if people could just move into closed shops?

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Boris Johnson wants to rebuild Britain but he will have to do more than change a few planning laws The logic seems obvious. This country has too little space for housing, too...
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Ignore the relentlessly cheery and take comfort in something from the dark side | Vanessa Thorpe

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

The times demand indulging in a spot of Pinter or Strauss, not listening to ministers insisting that all is well Positivity is catching, so goes the theory. And among the wide...
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The Observer view on the reopening of the economy

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Now is not the right time for the government to step back and abandon targeted financial support It was trailed as a desperately needed cash injection on the scale of...
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Nigel Farage accused of breaching coronavirus quarantine rules with pub visit after US trip

2 days ago   |   Herald Scotland   |   4 articles

Nigel Farage has been accused of breaching the UK's quarantine rules after posting a photo in a pub today - less than two weeks after returning from the US.
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Newslinks for Saturday 4th July 2020

Newslinks for Saturday 4th July 2020

2 days ago   |   Conservative Home

‘Eat out to help out,' Sunak ‘pleads'... “Britain needs to start spending in pubs and restaurants again to prevent a generation of young people being “lost” to coronavirus, the...
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‘SNP incompetence': Millions spent on disposing of medical waste including...

‘SNP incompetence': Millions spent on disposing of medical waste including body parts

The SCOTTISH Government has been criticised after spending millions on disposing of medical waste after a contractor collapsed amid claims it stockpiled body parts. Read more ...

Sturgeon red faced as Home Office rebuffs claim it was responsible for...

Sturgeon red faced as Home Office rebuffs claim it was responsible for border check delay

HOME OFFICE officials have hit back at the Scottish government after they were accused of delaying the introduction of follow-up checks on travellers returning to Scotland. Read more ...

UK Politics: Govt to pump nearly £1.6bn into arts and culture sector

UK Politics: Govt to pump nearly £1.6bn into arts and culture sector

The government will invest £1.57 billion to help arts and culture venues avoid closures as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Tradefair brings you the latest from UK politics... Read more ...

Brexit warning: UK told Angela Merkel will NOT help Britain secure a deal...

Brexit warning: UK told Angela Merkel will NOT help Britain secure a deal with Brussels

BRITAIN has been warned Angela Merkel may not be the missing piece in the Brexit puzzle, as many have hoped the German Chancellor would ensure a favourable deal is struck in... Read more ...

EU exposed: Brussels accused of using COVID-19 as an excuse for border control

EU exposed: Brussels accused of using COVID-19 as an excuse for border control

BRUSSELS has been accused of using the spread of COVID-19 as an excuse to control borders as the Ocean Viking aid ship carrying 180 migrants waited on the seas as permission to... Read more ...

Coronavirus second wave fears as Nicola Sturgeon predicts more local...

Coronavirus second wave fears as Nicola Sturgeon predicts more local lockdown measures

FEARS of a second wave of coronavirus are brewing in Scotland after local measures were imposed on communities at the border. Read more ...

Micheal Martin crisis: Irish leader faces chaos DAYS after replacing Varadkar

Micheal Martin crisis: Irish leader faces chaos DAYS after replacing Varadkar

NEW Irish Taoiseach Micheal Martin has only just replaced Leo Varadkar and already there is scandal rocking the precarious coalition of Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil. Read more ...

Labour MP shamed over party stance during pandemic: 'Are you just bet hedgers?'

Labour MP shamed over party stance during pandemic: 'Are you just bet hedgers?'

LABOUR MP Lucy Powell was quizzed over her party's stance during the coronavirus outbreak as she was challenged on whether they are a party of "bet hedgers." Read more ...

Newslinks for Monday 6th July 2020

Newslinks for Monday 6th July 2020

Sunak 1) £1.5 billion bailout for struggling arts sector “Rishi Sunak, the chancellor, has thrown a £1.5bn lifeline to Britain's struggling theatres, music venues and museums... Read more ...

Andrew Neil dismantles Labour's Anneliese Dodds after bizarre economic claim

Andrew Neil dismantles Labour's Anneliese Dodds after bizarre economic claim

ANDREW NEIL has hit out at Anneliese Dodds after the Labour MP claimed the UK is behind lots of other countries in terms of providing support for sectors of the economy hard... Read more ...